Kappa Alpha Theta Selects G.I.N. to Provide Web-Based Organizational Tools and Facebook Fan Pages for Chapters
KAPPA ALPHA THETA SELECTS G.I.N. TO PROVIDE WEB-BASED ORGANIZATIONAL TOOLS AND FACEBOOK FAN PAGES FOR CHAPTERS
Gainesville, FL, March 29, 2010- Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity has chosen Group Interactive Networks (G.I.N.) to provide each of its chapters with web-based members-only organizational tools ("GIN Systems") and customized Facebook fan pages for chapters.
"Enhancing technology is important to reaching our goals, and the GIN System tools will improve chapter organization and communication, improving our members' experience. The ability to access the tools from the Web, from Facebook, or an iPhone/iPod Touch, is a great benefit to our members," said Katie Busby, Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity president. "Since the GIN System changes as technology changes, our members have a tool that evolves with the chapter."
Each Kappa Alpha Theta college chapter will have a secure web-based "Members-Only" area, which includes e-mail and text messaging groups, an online calendar, secure file sharing, announcements, surveys, voting, alumnae communication, and other tools designed to simplify chapter communication. G.I.N.'s Headquarters Communication System will also allow the national organization to post files, announcements, and calendar events directly into the file folders, announcement areas, and calendars used by each chapter. Members can also access their GIN System from Facebook or their iPhone/iPod Touch to stay connected on the go.
A custom fan page for chapters will allow each chapter to enhance its presence in Facebook as well. Much like a Web site but instead inside of Facebook, these custom pages will allow chapters to more easily share information with groups outside of their chapter, including parents, potential members, and university professionals. The Fan Page will link to the Kappa Alpha Theta Web site.
"We are thrilled to bring GIN Systems to all of the women of Kappa Alpha Theta," said Ethan Fieldman, G.I.N.'s President. "We know these tools can eliminate the headaches associated with chapter communications and organization, and we have experience launching our GIN Systems for a large number of chapters. We manage the entire process for the organization, so implementation is quick and easy."
About Kappa Alpha Theta
Kappa Alpha Theta, founded in 1870 at DePauw University (then Asbury College) in Greencastle, Ind., is the first Greek-letter fraternity for women. The founders' vision of the finest and most rewarding membership experience is also held by today's members, women who wish to learn, grow, and excel through the core values of personal excellence, friendship/sisterhood, scholarship, service, and leadership. Kappa Alpha Theta supports 125 college chapters and 195 alumnae groups across the US and Canada. Membership totals more than 210,000.
Group Interactive Networks (G.I.N.) provides comprehensive technology solutions and consulting services that change the way organizations communicate and connect. G.I.N. creates innovative Web sites and members-only systems, robust communication tools for headquarters staff members, Facebook applications, online training tools, and other applications. G.I.N.'s Greek clients include Phi Delta Theta, Zeta Tau Alpha, Alpha Phi, Phi Mu, Delta Gamma, Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Chi, Alpha Sigma Phi, Alpha Chi Omega, Sigma Nu, Alpha Tau Omega, Sigma Tau Gamma and Triangle fraternities, and Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Sigma Tau, Sigma Kappa, Sigma Delta Tau, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Gamma Alpha Omega, and Kappa Delta Chi Sororities. Visit http://www.ginsystem.com or www.facebook.com/ginsystem for more information.